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Welcome to White River Electric Association

White River Electric is a rural electric distribution cooperative serving eastern Rio Blanco County, southern Moffat and northern Garfield Counties.   White River Electric Association (WREA) was formed in 1945 under the same principles that we are governed by today. Seven elected members make up the board that provides direction and policy for the Association. 

White River Electric Association, Inc. strives to provide its member-consumers with safe, reliable and responsible electric energy and other services at the most reasonable costs possible while remaining committed to customer and community service.


White River Energy is a wholly-owned subsidiary of White River Electric Association, providing propane to rural residential, commercial, agricultural and industrial customers in Meeker and the White River Valley.  Click here to learn more.




Latest News

For the second year in a row, the DEX Century Link Steamboat Springs/Craig/Meeker phone book has listed the wrong phone number for White River Electric Association.  WREA’s phone number remains 970-878-5041.

White River Electric’s primary purpose is to provide our members with safe, reliable power at the lowest cost possible; but according to Board President Bill Jordan, “we strive to go beyond that and to be a valued member of our community”.

White River Electric’s Miller Creek Ditch Hydro Project, located on Flag Creek/ RBC Road 13, began generating electricity on September 14, 2017.  

The WREA Board recently approved to pay out $1.2M in capital credits to its membership. When people sign up to receive electric service from White River Electric Association they become a member of a rural electric cooperative. With membership comes privileges. 



WREA Contact


PO Box 958
233 6th Street
Meeker, CO  81641

Phone: 970-878-5041
Fax: 970-878-5766

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday, 7 a.m to 4:30 p.m.

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